Amazon S3 Crash Hampers Web 2.0 Sites

Posted on July 20, 2008

Amazon Web Services LogoA crash of's heavily used Amazon S3 storage service has caused problems for many Web 2.0 sites that rely on the service. You can find a status page for Amazon's service here.

Here are a few of the outages and problems.

This is just a sample of the many sites affected by an Amazon Web Services problem. The cheap hosting service has become popular with Web 2.0 startups. There was a similar Amazon Web Services outage back in February, 2008.

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